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Botting, Jack H.; William Harvey Research Conference (1997 Cannes, France)
This volume is the proceedings of the William Harvey Research Conference held in Cannes, France, on the 20th and 21st March, 1997. It describes the present knowledge of the structures of the cyclooxygenase isoforms and the experimental and clinical effects of selective inhibitors of cyclooxygenase-2. The pathophysiological significance of the cyclooxygenase enzymes in tumorigenesis, programmed cell death, vascular disease and asthma is also covered.150pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387295
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Inventory #15083
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 11.08 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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The aetiology of the chronic inflammatory bowel diseases -- Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis -- is still enigmatic. The therapeutic approach has therefore traditionally focused on anti-inflammatory principles, including corticosteroids and aminosalicylates. Since a significant proportion of patients is steroid-dependent or refractory and because of the problematic side-effects of long-term systemic steroids, active immunosuppression has gained acceptance in the field. The classical immunosuppressants azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine have long been evidence-based in IBD, but underused. Recently, methotrexate and cyclosporine have also been proven to be effective in certain situations. Newer drugs like tacrolimus, mycophenolate and others may be similarly useful but their potential is still unclear. Finally, the immune modifiers including IL-10 and TNF-antibodies have been successfully subjected to controlled trials. Other experimental drugs discussed in this book are on the horizon. This volume is the Proceedings of Falk Symposium 119 held in Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Germany, October 3--4, 2000, and covers systematically the field of immunosuppression in inflammatory bowel diseases. It is hoped that it will further the prudent use of these drugs in the proper clinical situations by increasing our understanding of both the mechanisms of action and the clinical benefit to the patient. 255pp.N.B.Slight fade mark to base of d/j spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387678
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Inventory #14693
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By Allen,Garland E. And MacLeod,Roy M.
This book highlights not only aspects of the career of Everett Mendelsohn, one of the premier historians of biology of our age, but also a wide range of topics that are now grouped under the general heading of science studies. This broad collection includes articles on the relations between science and the military, science as narrative, natural history and conservation, Marxism and science, the Human Genome Project, and the relation of philosophy to the study of embryonic development in the 18th century. This book is essential not only for those who admire Professor Mendelsohn's work but also for those who want a slice of the current field of science studies. The main readership of this volume consists of historians of science, technology, and medicine, and sociologists of science. The book will also appeal to philosophers of science and biologists. Those interested in Middle Eastern studies will find the discussion of Professor Mendelsohn's political work in this area, as well as the article dealing with his activism in general, of considerable interest.388pp.Volume 228 in the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science Series.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402004958
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Inventory #20674
Price: £ 60.00 GBP ($ 78.18 approx. - € 66.30 approx.)
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Hall, M. Clement
This book examines the controversial yet debilitating illness known as Fibromyalgia. As many as 15 million women suffer from it the US but there are hugely differing opinions as to whether these women are masquerading. The author details six fictional cases that are factually based relating to typical patients from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds. By appreciating this unique approach everyone will gain a broader understanding of this challenging illness. 377pp.
Prometheus Books, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591026815
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Inventory #21931
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Medland, A. J.
This text explores the use of computer-aided design (CAD) techniques in the solution of mechanical engineering problems. The numerous applications presented, provide the basis for a broad theory covering the creation and application of CAD systems in practice. This work has led to the generation of a more general approach to design theory. The second edition contains two new chapters covering the research and application of constraint modelling theory that arose directly from the work presented in the first edition. The book's general approach covers all aspects of mechanical design ranging from the design and control of assemblies to the remote operation of coordinate measuring machines via a CAD system. This book should be of interest to graduate engineers, designers, postgraduate students and research engineers. 248pp.Slight creasing to first few pages.
Chapman & Hall, 1992, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0412447800
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Inventory #10126
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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